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 KHS ?!?!?!?!?!
Does anyone know anything about the KHS mountain bikes? I'm thinking of getting one but, I can't really find any current reviews. Are they any good? What are the cons? Any info will help, thanks!
Posted by Mando515 a 26 year old Weekend Warrior riding a Maybe KHS from San Diego on 09/11/08

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  •  Re: KHS ?!?!?!?!?!
    KHS has some new bikes for 2009 which work really well and have proven designs. Depending what kind of rider you are, here's my suggestions;
    For cross country I would check out any of their 4' travel bikes, all of them have four bar linkages (just like Specialized) and a Horst Link which makes them a TRUE four bar, the best one is the 604 (for the money). Very efficient on climbs, fast, and pretty good on the downhills.
    If you need more of a trail bike they have some 5" travel bikes called the 555, 535, & 525. Still four bar linkages, but they look very different.
    A new 6" bike called the Velvet is available for tougher trails or you can go all out and get the Lucky 7 freeride/DH bike with 7+ inches of travel (recently got a great review in Mountain Bike Action).

    Hope that helps!
    Posted by Trailking a 38 year old Die-hard Enthusiast riding a Huffy Pro DH from Somewhere in the Congo.... on 10/12/08


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  •  Re: KHS ?!?!?!?!?!
    KHS makes nice bikes. They definitely don't have the cool factor that some other brands have, but they make well well-made, well-designed adn very reasonably priced bikes. You'd be hard pressed to find a bike with similar component specs in their price range. I'm looking at getting the 604 soon myself.
    Posted by DJ Skywise a 28 year old Weekend Warrior riding a '01 k2 Bumpy Monkey from Hollywood on 10/13/08

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